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2014-06-19 23:15:47

UC San Diego Extension has introduced two new certificate programs aimed at aspiring authors and illustrators who wish to create fun, entertaining and meaningful books for children. La Jolla, California (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Children’s literature has long been an inspirational force in popular culture – think Harry Potter and The Hunger Games, as well as classic children’s books such as Where the Wild Things Are, Willy Wonka and James and the Giant Peach. Each of these books has...

2014-04-28 08:29:05

El dia de los ninos/El dia de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day) April 30 CHICAGO, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Our nation is becoming more diverse, and libraries are working to step up to the challenge of providing multilingual and multicultural resources. Demographers predict that by the year 2050, African Americans, Asian Pacific Islanders, Latino/Hispanics and Native Americans will constitute the majority of Americans....

2014-03-28 08:25:25

NYC Kid Lit Brunch series connects children's book community NEW YORK, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Writer and director Julie Gribble hosts the first in a series of Kid Lit brunches on Sunday, March 30. Gribble's first special guest will be Mary Sullivan, author and illustrator of the critically acclaimed Ball. Ball is the recipient of the 2014 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor. The brunch will follow New York City's premier children's bookstore Books of Wonder's 2014 Caldecott,...

2014-03-24 12:26:06

SWARTHMORE, Pa., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hans Christian Andersen Award Jury of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) has named: Nahoko Uehashi from Japan winner of the 2014 Hans Christian Andersen Author Award Roger Mello from Brazil winner of the 2014 Hans Christian Andersen Illustrator Award. The Hans Christian Andersen Award #IBBYHCA, the most prestigious in international children's literature, has been awarded biennially to authors since 1956 and...

2014-03-17 12:25:24

SWARTHMORE, Pa., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six authors and six illustrators have been selected from 58 candidates submitted by 33 national sections of IBBY for the 2014 Hans Christian Andersen Award. The award, launched in 1958, is considered the most prestigious in international children's literature. It is given biennially by the International Board on Books for Young People to an author and illustrator whose complete works have made lasting contributions to children's literature....

2014-01-27 08:25:03

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults - including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards - at its Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia. A list of all the 2014 award winners follows: ** John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature:"Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures," written by...

2013-11-21 23:34:57

WiseKids’ Pink Paw Books is excited to announce the release of innovative education apps for kids. The new applications will bring classic fairytales to life with its new Interactive Fairytale Series. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 “No matter how technologically advanced the world becomes, the essentials of education will never change,” says Stephen Lee, the CEO of WiseKids. “Children need to be taught to learn human values and build their own dreams.” With this objective in mind,...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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